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Avery Handly, Jr. (Tennessee, 1913-1958) oil on board painting titled "Miss Aletha's Last Ride" depicting an early 20th century car that has crashed in a small lake within a rocky landscape.The occupants of the car are attempting to surrender to a group of three men, including one in another car, and two others shooting at them from behind a ledge on the bottom left of the painting. Titled and signed "Avery Handly" en verso of board. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight: 35 1/2" H x 47 1/2" W. Framed: 41 1/4" H x 53 3/8" W. Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. Condition: Overall good condition with 3 3/8" surface scratche to roughly the center of the board. Scattered minute areas of paint loss. Board slightly loose in frame.